Category Archives: New Rochelle

Council Adopts 2019 Budget

New Rochelle’s 2019 budget has been adopted by the City Council on a unanimous, bipartisan basis.  The budget continues a multi-year trend of expanded investment in infrastructure, along with a modest boost to public safety services, while also maintaining a robust fund balance to ensure ongoing fiscal stability.  The 2019 municipal property tax rate comes … Continue reading Council Adopts 2019 Budget

DRI Public Workshop on December 10th

Please join your neighbors for a public workshop to discuss New Rochelle’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative.  Our City is utilizing a $10 million State grant to establish stronger physical and economic connections between the Lincoln Avenue Corridor and our downtown.  Learn more and offer your ideas from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on December 10th at the Remington … Continue reading DRI Public Workshop on December 10th

A Terrible Loss: Wildcliff Destroyed by Fire

First things first: no lives were lost and no one was injured, thank goodness, but in every other respect, the news today from Wildcliff Manor is terrible.  This historic structure adjacent to Hudson Park was destroyed by fire, a devastating end for an exceptional building beloved by many generations of New Rochelleans.  (Here’s more on … Continue reading A Terrible Loss: Wildcliff Destroyed by Fire

Follow Our (DRI) Progress

Since New Rochelle’s selection as the recipient of New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), we have been working quickly to make the most of this exciting opportunity — first by convening a Local Planning Committee to evaluate options, and now by launching a website chock-a-block with information. Visit to learn about the DRI … Continue reading Follow Our (DRI) Progress